Ochoco Ranger Rental Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Opening on May 28, 2010. This rental is open year round. We will be opening on May 28, 2010. The Ochoco Ranger Rental is located approximately 25 miles northeast of Prineville, Oregon. Nestled under big ponderosa pine trees the Ranger Rental sits in the upper Ochoco Valley and the forest boundary at the historic Ochoco Ranger Station. The scenic location offers easy access to Walton Lake, Big Summit Prairie and the beautiful Ochoco National Forest. Reservations are taken six months in advance. We encourage you to check regularly due to unexpected cancellations. This cabin was constructed in 1940 specifically for the District Ranger by the Civilian Conservation Corps and the US Forest Service. Today the rental sits at the Ochoco Ranger Station and is a working compound primarily used for fire suppression and fuels management activities. The 2 story house has 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bath and 1145 square feet of living space. The house is furnished with 2 queen beds, 3 twin beds and a cot and sleeps up to 8 guests. No television or phone is provided and no cell phone coverage is available. The fireplace is not in use. This rental is all electric. The kitchen is supplied with pots/pans, utensils and dishes. You will need to bring food, trash bags, personal gear and sleeping bags. All cleaning supplies are furnished. All garbage must be packed out. NO pets or livestock are permitted. Check out time is 12:00 noon. Check in time is 2:00 pm. When you leave you are responsible for cleaning the rental: Clean bathrooms (toilets, showers/bath and sinks) Sweep, mop or vacuum floors Clean kitchen counter, stove and leave frige clean and empty Lock the doors behind you Pack out all garbage No fireworks allowed and discharging of firearms is prohibited. This is a non-smoking facility.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Beds and Cot
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Dishes
  • Flush Toilets
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Hunting
  • Paved Roads
  • Photography
  • Pots & Pans
  • Shower
  • Sightseeing
  • Silverware
  • Skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Stove
  • Table & Chairs
  • Water
Less Than 1000 Feet
  • Fishing
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Tables
Within 10 Miles
  • Boating
  • Lake
  • Snow Park


Peak Season
May 28 2010 -
Dec 31 2010
Peak Season
Jan 01 2011 -
Dec 31 2011

Alerts and Important Information Reservations can be made 6 months in advance. No RV's or camp trailers are allowed at this site. NO PETS OR LIVESTOCK ARE ALLOWED AT THIS SITE. NON-SMOKING FACILITY and NO DISCHARGING OF FIREARMS. All garbage must be packed out. The nearest town is Prineville about 25 miles away. The combination to the rental will be in your confirmation letter. There will be a combination lock on the back door of the rental.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 15 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Ochoco Ranger Rental
Campground Phone: 541-416-6413
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

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More About Ochoco Ranger Rental Campground

Ochoco Ranger Rental is a campground located in Ontario, Oregon. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -86.55889 latitude, and -86.55889 longitude into your GPS device.

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